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Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean History (Hardcover)

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Beginning in the mid-nineteenth century when Korea became entangled in the world of modern imperialism and the old social, economic and political order began to change this handbook brings together cutting edge scholarship on major themes in Korean History. Contributions by experts in the field cover the Imperial and Colonial periods, Korea’s partition and the diverging paths of North and South Korea.

Topics covered include:

  • Colonial Modernity
  • The Tonghak Rebellion
  • Poverty and Politics
  • Democratisation in South Korea
  • North Korea Under Kim Jong Il

The Handbook provides a stimulating introduction to the most important themes within the subject area, and is an invaluable reference work for any student and researcher of Korean History.

Number of Pages: 396
Genre: History, Social Science
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Routledge Handbooks
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: February 1, 2016
TCIN: 50880051
UPC: 9780415739313
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-4302
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